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. jim and i-- i just lost him three years ago-- dr. jim? >> that's right. we were married 51 years. but anyway, before we got married he said you know, mary, i don't really think we should get married until (inaudible) it would make me feel better. >> rose: jim said that? >> and i said "i think you're right." so i met margaret, his new wife, and dad and i was asking him, mother used toñr say never let e sun go down on your anger. and i say never let something like that ruin your life. you've got to make up w your parents. you've got to make up with somebody that you've had problems with. and it was really wonderful. it really brought us together and i had to talk to trustees once and someone came up to me and said this has done something for my family, because there was something like that going on. you musn't ever let something bitter influence the rest of yourÑi life. >> i've always maintained that grandmothers are the best models in the world. if you don't have a good grandmother you're not going to be a good novelist. and they told me about the family origins and the plantati
people who wonder if jim demint's resignation from the senate toward the end of this year sort of marks the start of the downward spiral for the particular brand of conservatism that he and the tea partiers represented. he's sort of taking his ball and going home, although he hopes to keep influencing the debate from a think tank outside of the senate. and i think, you know, you're starting to see that while it's possible for candidates of that stripe to win house seats, you know, localized elections, it's going to get really, really hard for them to carry statewide elections. look at some of the senate races like in places like monta or some of the other ones where you would have thought that, you know, the conservatism would be a very convincing argument, and it just didn't win out. >> so, is it enough for them to say, okay, let's do comprehensive immigration reform, that will take care of the problem with latino voters? >> i think that's the first thing they're going to try. i don't necessarily think it's enough going forward. i talked recently to some silicon valley volunteers for o
became the appointee to be senator to take jim demint's place, dominoes falling. what are people thinking about running kind of know each other >> a little bit. this seat could be vacant as early as next week, january 2, when they come back into session for the 113th congress. what's really interesting about this is former governor mark sanford, who for a time was a very popular republican. he fought president obama's administration on the stimulus program. he had a lot of different thingf that had him really in highin regards in conservatives. h then he had an affair. >> ifill: but he's running against or looking...le >> jenny sanford, his ex-wife, had also expressed interest in this house seat.fa what's very interesting about this, in addition to the fact that they were once married and he had this affair and wentac public and ended up leaving the governor's race in a bit of disgrace and under investigation for using state funds for t meeting his mistress-- he held this seat for three terms. this is a district he's familiar with. she was actually his campaign20 manager when he held this
coalition, so to speak. the administration jim baker got u.n. sanction for this operation. and it was just, we had no headquarters in the region. right now the central command has a headquarters in qatar. there was fog like that. the arab states didn't really want the americans there and on a permanent basis. so we had, all of this had to be moved first to saudi arabia not region first from the defensive operation and then in an offensive operation. so just months and months for this to even, just to prepare for this. >> and he was in charge of that. but now he was as we lewded to in the piece also criticized for making some strategic mistakes. what were those? >> well, there were well two goals primary goal its one was to evict the iraqi forces from kuwait which was done in the 100 hour ground war after six weeks of bombing, remember that. but the other one was to destroy saddam hussein's offensive powers, primarily his republican guard force. because the thinking was if you didn't destroy them, they could always come back to invade kuwait again plus there was a subtext, they were hoping
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